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How to install passwd on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install passwd

Installing passwd package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install passwd

passwd package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name passwd
version 1:4.2-3.1
description change and administer password and group data
subsection admin
maintainer Shadow package maintainers

Uninstall passwd

To remove just passwd package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove passwd

Uninstall passwd and it’s dependent packages

To remove the passwd package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove passwd

Purging passwd

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of passwd from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge passwd

To delete configuration and/or data files of passwd and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove passwd